August 2, 2015

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EC volleyball loses to unbeaten Dalton in five-game thriller

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BARBERTON — Elyria Catholic had all the right ingredients to pull a gigantic upset of unbeaten Dalton Wednesday night in the Division III regional semifinal. The Panthers blocked. The Panthers played defense. The Panthers gave all the sweat, tears and even some blood during a tenacious five-game match. They never caved under enormous odds, but Read More…

Eastern Heights students use skits, testimonials to battle bullying

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ELYRIA — Alisha Bennett’s story is only unique because she is willing to talk about it. Instead of quietly keeping her history of being the victim of bullying to herself, the quiet brown-haired girl shared it with the entire student body at Eastern Heights Middle School. “I’m not the only victim of bullying,” she said. Read More…

Elyria jail to house female county inmates

ELYRIA — The Elyria City Jail will be back in the business of housing inmates. Lorain County commissioners on Wednesday approved an agreement between the county and the city to move female inmates from the county jail to the city jail, which has been dormant for roughly two years. The commissioners will sign it within Read More…

Elyria school board OKs revised social media policy

ELYRIA — Teachers in the city can use social media tools and create Internet sites as an extension of the classroom after the school board updated its student-staff relationship policy to include the common technological forms of communication. On Tuesday night after receiving a revised policy draft from district attorney John Keyse-Walker, board members unanimously Read More…

Police log for Nov. 3, 2011

Sheriff’s office Monday, Oct. 24 2:31 a.m. — 100 block Pheasant Run Drive, LaGrange Township, garbage bin fire reported. 11:24 a.m. — 3100 block Grafton Road, Carlisle Township, William Samples, 45, Sullivan, and Steven Moore, 60, Wellington, both charged with aggravated robbery, breaking and entering, theft, resisting arrest, criminal damage, possessing criminal tools and obstructing Read More…

LCCC volleyball team headed to nationals

Lorain County Community College’s volleyball team won the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III District G/Region 20 championship and now is preparing for the NJCAA national championship tournament to be held in Rochester, Minn., on Nov. 10-12. The Commodores (26-12) defeated Howard Community College 3-0, Butler Community College three 3-1 and Anne Arundel Community Read More…

Gulf Road bridge fixes expected to be done at month’s end

The Gulf Road bridge over Interstate 90 awaits concrete Tuesday. ODOT officials say wet weather has delayed the reconstruction of the bridge. (CT photo by Chuck Humel.)

Drivers frustrated by a detour on Gulf Road will have to wait a bit longer. The Ohio Department of Transportation said Tuesday it plans to reopen the rebuilt Gulf Road bridge over Interstate 90 by late November. “We’ve had questions of late over how weather has delayed us,” said Christine Myers, spokeswoman for the ODOT Read More…

Police log for Nov. 2, 2011

Sheriff’s office Monday, Oct. 31 2:38 a.m. — 5400 block Royalton Road, Eaton Township, juvenile male, 16, charged with a curfew violation, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. 4:37 p.m. — state Route 82, east of state Route 83, Eaton Township, James Wykle, 21, Elyria, charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Elyria police Read More…

Shop clerk charged with having bath salts

ELYRIA — The Lorain County Drug Task Force last week raided a downtown Elyria business where undercover officers had purchased bath salts after they were outlawed last month. Lorain County Sherriff’s Chief Deputy Dennis Cavanaugh, who is commander of the Drug Task Force, said officers discovered 44 grams of bath salts, which can cause paranoia Read More…

Gunman holds up Lake Avenue Subway

ELYRIA — An armed robbery around 9:55 p.m. Tuesday at the Subway shop at 521 Lake Ave., is under investigation. Police said a witness described the robber as a black man, about 5 foot, 6 inches and 150 pounds wearing a blue coat, possibly with yellow piping, and a hooded sweatshirt. The man, who ran Read More…